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Thomas Uleaven, Licensed to cut timber at Portland Bay District August 1845. Source - Melbourne Courier 29 Sep 1845
Mr Ullsworth arrived at Launceston 31 Oct from Sydney and Port Philip on the Sarah
Mr TH Umphelby imported 2000 bricks, 10 hhds porter, 5 casks bottled beer, 1330 feet cedar, Departed from Launceston 1 Mar 1837 for Port Phillip on the Domain
Mr and Mrs Umphelby sailed from Hobart 21 Dec 1836 for Port Phillip, on the Eagle
JW Umphelly, Port Phillip Herald 7 Jun 1842 Page 3 has gone to Adelaide and not returned to Port Phillip
Mr Uppleby List No 7, 31 July 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Charles Septimus Uppleby wed Mary Neale in 1846 at Church of England Christ Church, Geelong
Charles W Umphelby clerk Bourke lane, Source - 1847 Directory
Mr Umphelly arrived 6-Jul 1840 from Hobart on 28 June on the Lord Sidmonth
Mrs Umphleby sailed 18-Mar 1840 for Sydney on the Bright Planet
Mrs Umphelby Cabin - arrived 24 April 1840 from Sydney on the Strathfieldsaye
Mr Umphelby Cleared out from Port Phillip 29 May 1843 for Launceston arrived 3 June and Sydney Seahorse
MaryAnne Umpelby Umple, fined 20s for allowing 2 horses to stray in Melbourne streets. Source - Melbourne Courier 23 Jan 1846
Mary Ann Umphelby wed William Mills in 1846 at Methodist / Wesleyan Melbourne
Mr Umphelby arrived 17 Nov 1844 at Melbourne from Sydney on 5 Nov Martha and Elizabeth source local newspapers
Robert Unkles 2 Jan 1844 unclaimed letter at Geelong post office
Robert Unkles Ashby Village Corio dwelling house List 10 Sep 1844 of Elector in Port Phillip 1 June 1844 to 31 May 1845
Richard Untacke/Uniacke, Cabin passengers arrived 12 Apr 1844 from Liverpool on the Johnstone
Richard Uniacke, List 4, 30 Apr 1844 letter at the Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 7 May 1844
JR Unitt Presbyterian resident Subscriber to build school 1 Mar 1839
James Unett, letter at Geelong Post Office 12 Feb 1844. Source - Geelong Advertiser 12 Feb 1844
JR Unitt Portland Bay District License to depasture stock, for month of Sept 1844
Mr R Uncles and wife departed from Hobart on 10 Sep 1838 for Port Phillip on the Adelaide
Robert Unckles freehold Ashby Village 1 mile from Corio Electors in District of Port Phillip source PPH, 6 June 1843
Robert Unkles and Alice christened Robert Edward 1843
Robert Unkles, has lost his horse, offers one pound reward for it's return. Source - Geelong Advertiser 25 Mar 1844 Owned Property Ashby Village Geelong - Freehold Property
Robert Uncles, one of 469 voters who qualified by Freehold in Ashby Village Geelong Electors List District of Bourke. Source - Melbourne Courier 8 Aug 1845
Caution in Geelong Advertiser, 10 Sep 1845, Robert Unkley advertised 'The public are hereby cautioned against harbouring or giving aid to my wife, Alice Unkley, as I will not be responsible for any debts contracted by her.'
Thomas Underhill, arrived at Port Phillip from Sydney on the steamer 'Thistle' 30 July 1845. Source - Port Phillip Herald 31 Jul 1845
Captain Underwood Ship's Master arrived 3 Nov 1840 from Adelaide 17 Oct on the Governor Gawler
George Underwood aged 17 came Nov 1846 with 334 on the Maitland
Henry Underwood wed Margaret Dillon in 1843 at Church of England St James, Melbourne
Henry Underwood, arrived at Port Phillip from Launceston on the brig 'Scout' 3 June 1845 - source Port Phillip Herald 3 June 1845
John Underwood wed Sarah Mcconnell in 1841 at Church of England St James, Melbourne christened Bridget 1843, James Thomas 1845
John Underwood in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 31 March 1843
John Underton sailed from Launceston 16 Dec 1843 for Port Fairy and Portland Lowestoft
John Underwood, letter at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 2 Jan 1844
John Underwood, Licensed to cut timber at County of Grant July 1845. Source - Melbourne Courier 18 Aug 1845
John Underwood Owned Property Little Scotland Geelong - House & Land
Mr Underwood departed from Launceston 16 Oct 1837 for Port Phillip on the Enterprise
Mr Underwood, cabin arrived 13 Jan 1842 from London and Cork on the Samuel Boddington
Mr Underwood, Cabin arrived 17 Feb 1842 from London and Cork on the Thetis
Mrs Underwood and 4 chn, Intermediate arrived 2 May 1842 from Liverpool on the Hopkinson
Mr Underwood Cleared out from Port Phillip 12 April 1843 and Sailed 14 April 1843 for Sydney Flying Fish
Mr Underwood cleared out from Port Phillip 9 Nov 1843 for Launceston arrived 14 Nov Tamar
Richard Underwood, Convict on John 1841, TofLeave 5 Mar 1841, Number 41.672. Bullock driver fro Mr Quinn, Moonee Ponds
Richard Underwood, County of Bourke monthly license for 1-31 August 1844 to strip Bark and cut timber. Source - Port Phillip Herald 22 Oct 1844
Richard Underwood List No 2, 29 feb 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Richard Underwood labourer Moonee Ponds, Source - 1847 Directory
William Underwood on page 1124 of Gazette, is an Insolvent, was a shopkeeper at Moreton Bay (now Brisbane, Queensland) with John Harris and on 25 Aug 1843 both were called to Meetings of the Creditors at the Supreme Court House, Sydney on 5 Sep 1843.
William Underwood, The Port Phillip Herald, Tue 8 Aug 1843 He was accused of stealing a cow and calf purchased by Benjamin Baxter last May. He said she wandered into his herd, as all the cattle were in open country with no fences. Charge dismissed
Mr William Underwood Arrived at Port Phillip 22 July 1843 from Launceston Tamar
William Underwood in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 30 Aug 1843
William Underwood aged 24 (so born c1824) came June 1848 on the Anna Maria - a convict ship departed London 22 Feb 1848 (Hobart Colonial Times 9 June 1848 reports from London 13 March) and reached Hobart 7 June 1848. Passengers Jas Stevenson Esq., Lieut Bazellgette, Ensign McHenry, Mr Rayner, religious instructor, and 30 of a military guard of the 99th, 58th and 65th Regiments. The barque Anna Maria, Smith master, sailed 11 June for Melbourne and then to Geelong. Arrival reported by Melbourne Argus 20 June 1848 - The 421 ton barque Anna Maria, built in Calcutta 1836, with a cargo of 190 Pentonville exiles for Port Phillip, under the charge of Dr Stevenson Surgeon Superintendent, Mr Rayner Religious Instructor, and a military guard, expected. On 27 June we see she arrived at Geelong June 23, with 155 exiles from Pentonville prison, and 45 from Milbank Penitentiary.
The Sessional Papers printed by order of the House of Lords has a Report dated 28 June 1848 including the Disposal List of the Exiles, No 66, William Underwood was employed at a Salary of 18 pounds per annum, by Mr James Taylor, Melbourne.
William Underwood wed 1849 #29031 to Emma Steedman at St Peters Church of England, Melbourne.
Their daughter Creseat Carter Underwood was Christened 1850 #10732 at Methodist / Wesleyan church and she wed 1869 #947 to James Peverell
William Underwood died 1816 - 1861 #4951 aged 45, son of Mary and Thomas Underwood of Bristol
Mr Nimack / Uniache cleared 26 Apr 1844 and sailed 27 Apr from Melbourne for Hobart arrived 30 Apr on the Flying Squirrel source local newspapers
Richard Uniache List No 2, 29 feb 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Mr Richard Uniacke arrived 12 Apr 1844 at Melbourne from Liverpool on 10 Dec on the Johnstone source local newspapers
Mr Unit Departed from Launceston, on 16 Feb 1839 for Port Phillip, on the Tamar
James R Unett 12 Feb 1844 unclaimed letter at Geelong post office
JR Unnitt, Portland Bay District depasturing license for 1-30 Sept 1844. Source - Port Phillip Herald 15 Nov 1844
James R. Unitt Letters unclaimed at Post-Office, Melbourne
James R. Unitt settler Annikie Hills County Grant, Source - 1847 Directory
Eleanor Unsworth wed Thomas Burt in 1847 at Church of England St James, Melbourne
Mr Unwin 7 Mar 1841 arrived Melbourne from Sydney, on the Jewess
Mr Unwin 19 Mar 1841 from Melbourne for Sydney arrived 27 Mar, on the Jewess
Margaret Jane Uny wed William Cain in 1847 at Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong
Alexander Uphill, arrived at Port Phillip from Hobart on the schooner 'Flying Fish' 20 June 1845 - source Port Phillip Herald 24 June 1845
Alexander Uphill, No 9, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 13 Oct 1845
George Uptain aged 19 came Nov 1846 with 334 on the Maitland
Charles Upton / Vipton 24 hus (family 28) Carpenter RC Both Co. Limerick, came 24 Dec 1841 on the Gilmore
Catherine Upton / Vipton 25 wife of Charles (family 28) House Maid Prot Neither Co. Limerick, came 24 Dec 1841 on the Gilmore
Charles Septimu Upton and Catherine Healy christened William 1843, James 1844, John 1847
Charles Upton agriculturist Elgar's Survey, Source - 1847 Directory
Benjamin Urch and Jane Mary christened Elizabeth 1847
Andrew Urquhart and wife Marian are recorded as Orphant when they came 11 Aug 1840 on the Isabella Watson
David Urquhart Letter at Post-office unclaimed 27th February, 1847
George Urquhart Presbyterian resident Subscriber to build school 1 Mar 1839
G Urquhart, on 10 June 1840 purchased suburban allotment in Prahan of 106 acres - source Port Phillip Herald 12 June 1840
George Urquhart Mona Vale Moonee Moonee Ponds Melbourne, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
George Urquhart, Port Phillip Herald 22 Apr 1842 Page 1 advertising sheep for sale
George Urquhart has a Deed of Grant received by Sub-Treasury, and ready for delivery upon payment of the regulated fees, source Melbourne Times, 18 March 1843, page 3, Government Notices
George Urquhart, The Port Phillip Herald Fri, 12 May 1843 Insolvent deficiency of 11,992 pounds
George Urquhart, freehold, Merri Merri Creek The Port Phillip Herald Fri, 26 May 1843 District of Port Phillip Electoral List of 291 names voted in election 20 June 1843, during sixth hour, 2-3pm
George Urquhart freehold Merri Merri Creek Electors in District of Port Phillip source PPH, 6 June 1843
George Urquhart in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 30 June 1843
Mr George Urquhart arrived at Port Phillip 1 Nov 1843 from Sydney on 24 Oct Shamrock
George Urquhart - gave notice of their intention to apply to the Commissioner for the allowance of their certificates Insolvency Certificates25 June 1844 , source local newspapers
George Urquhart Certificates of Insolvency granted for News 15 Oct 1844 , source local newspapers
George Urquhart, sold to TA Bobins, Archibald McLachlan as Trustee has the Title Deeds for collection. Source - Melbourne Courier 25 July 1845
George Urquhart, Licensed to depasture stock at County of Bourke July 1845. Source - Melbourne Courier 18 Aug 1845
George Urquhart Correspondence Wimmera Blasted Heath 14 334 Transferred from Charles Glendining
George Urquhart settler Lake's Mount Darypylus, Source - 1847 Directory
John Urquart Crew (Staff 5) came 3 Jun 1841 on the Duchess Of Northumberland
Mr Urquhart arrived at Sydney on 29 Oct 1838 from Port Phillip on 21 Oct on the Kate
Mr Urquhart sailed 13-Jan 1840 for Sydney on the Bright Planet
Mr Urquhart sailed 21-Jan 1840 for Sydney on the Caroline
Mr Urquhart sailed 5-Oct 1840 for Sydney on the Mandane
Mr Urquhart arrived 5-Dec 1840 from Sydney 1 Dec on the Clonmel
Mr Urquahart (Cabin 10) came 3 Oct 1841 on the Agricola
Mr and Mrs Urquhart arrived 28 Aug 1841 at Sydney from Port Phillip on 25 Aug on the Sea Horse steamer - source Launceston Courier 27 Feb 1843
Mr Urquhart Cleared out 14 Jan 1843 from Port Phillip for Portland Bay, Sally Ann
Mr and Mrs Urquhart arrived at Port Phillip 25 Feb 1843 from Sydney via Launceston on 22 Feb Sea Horse
Mr Urquhart cleared out from Port Phillip 19 Sept 1843 for Sydney via Launceston arrived 22 Sep Shamrock
Mr Urquhart cleared 3 Feb 1844 and sailed 4 Feb from Melbourne for Launceston arrived 6 Feb, and Sydney, on the Shamrock source local newspapers
Mr Urquhart arrived 28 Apr 1844 at Melbourne from Sydney on the Shamrock source local newspapers
Mr Urquhart, arrived 28 Oct 1844 from Leith on the Clarendon
Mr Urquhart cleared on 2 Nov 1844 from Melbourne and sailed on 3 Nov for Sydney Clarendon source local newspapers
Roderick Urquhart wed Susanna Roney in 1845 at Presbyterian Owned Property 10 miles from Belfast - Freehold Property
Roderick Urquhart and Lydia christened Isabella Catherine 1843, Lydia 1845
William Urquhart, 26, Shepherd, Prot both Inverness, arrived 26 Jan 1842 from Greenock on the Robert Benn
William Urquhart List No 1, 31 Jan 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
William Urquhart, letter to be collected from Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 6 Feb 1844
William Swan Urquhart, has been employed as Assistant Surveyor in this district. Source - Port Phillip Herald 4 Dec 1845
William Urquhart was in infirm health, staying at Keilor Inn. He was disturbed when the place was invaded at midnight by 5 miscreants, and the maid shrieked. He had a severe fall, which caused his death. Source Melbourne Courier 25 Feb 1846
William Urquhart died 1846 Male aged 23 at Pyre
Letter at Post-office unclaimed 27th February, 1847
John Terry / Urry 25 (single man 26) Shepherd Prot both Lincoln employed by Henry Crosley Melbourne arrived 21 July 1844 from Cork on the Dale Park
John Urry wed Margret Jane Foy in 1845 at Presbyterian christened Robert 1846
George Urvins came Jan 1846 with 59 on the Stratheden
Biddy Usher 19 (single woman 68) Housemaid RC both Galway, came 19 Sep 1841 on the Forth
Bridget Usher wed Timothy Hardyman in 1844 at Roman Catholic St Francis Melbourne
Mr Usher on 16 Mar 1841 at Geelong from Melbourne on the Governor La Trobe
Mr Usher arrived 26 Nov 1844 at Melbourne from Sydney on 22 Nov on the Shamrock source local newspapers
Patrick Usher 24 (single man 46) Labourer RC both Galway, came 19 Sep 1841 on the Forth
Mrs Rebecca Usher died at Plymouth (Cabin 13) on the Andromache
Mr Junior Usher son of Rebecca (Cabin 16) Cabin Passenger, came 24 June 1840 on the Andromache
Miss Frances Usher dau of Rebecca (Cabin 15) Cabin Passenger, came 24 June 1840 on the Andromache
Miss Maria Usher dau of Rebecca (Cabin 14) Cabin Passenger, came 24 June 1840 on the Andromache Mr Usher Junior arrived 24 June 1840 on the Andromache with his sisters Frances Usher and Maria Usher as Cabin Passengers, and then continued to Sydney
Richard Usher and wife departed Hobart on 19 Mar 1837 for Port Phillip on the Sea Witch
Richard Usher carter, wife Rosanna dau Ellen Margaret Usher born 10 Aug 1837 baptised 16 Mar 1839 at St James Cathedral, Melbourne
Richard Usher carter, wife Rosanna dau Rosanna Usher born 9 Feb 1839 baptised 16 Mar 1839 at St James Cathedral, Melbourne
Richard Usher carter Richmond, Source - 1847 Directory
Richard Usher and Rosannah McCloud parents of Elizabeth May Usher born 12 May 1841, when aged 1 month, 8 days, was baptised on 20 June 1841 by Rev Michael Ryan at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne Sponsors are Isaac Thompson and John Davis - see my Chapman page for this event
Richard Usher and Rosanna christened Richard 1843, Mary Anne 1846 died
Richard Usher carter Bourke-street Melbourne, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
Thomas Usher wed Margaret Mcclure in 1845 at Church of England christened Sarah Ann 1846
Timothy Usher 26 (single man 47) Labourer RC both Galway, came 19 Sep 1841 on the Forth
Timothy Usher 21 (single man 45) Labourer RC neither Galway arrived 19 Sep 1841 on the Forth also Biddy and Patrick on same ship
William Usher 31 hus (family 35) Farm Labourer Prot both Wicklow, came 23 Jul 1841 on the George Fyfe
Mary Ann Usher 25 wife of William (family 35) House Servant Prot both Wicklow, came 23 Jul 1841 on the George Fyfe
Robert Usher 1 son of William (family 35) Prot Wicklow, came 23 Jul 1841 on the George Fyfe
Fanny Usher 0 dau of William born 3 weeks before land (family 35) Prot Wicklow, came 23 Jul 1841 on the George Fyfe
William Usher, and Ann Mary baptised Harriet at Church Of England St James, Melbourne born at Melb 1842 #12903
Harriet Usher, died aged 8d female Melbourne 1842 #3765 Church Of England St James, Melbourne
William Usher Page 32 letters at Post Office
William Usher 21 (single man 44) Labourer RC both Galway, came 19 Sep 1841 on the Forth
William Ussher List No 12, 31 Dec 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
William Ussher, No 9, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 13 Oct 1845
Abraham Uttley Convict on Parkfield, TofLeave 10 Mar 1843, number 43.2716. labourer
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